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County: Wales Click on Image to see original watercolour
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Town/Village: Pembroke
Place Details: Monkton church
Artist and Date: F Renaud 1879 September
Iconography: Heraldic
Copied from (Collection): Soc of Antiq Ren I p 82
Watercolour Ref. No.: W517
Notebook: FMP  
Portfolio: Jas P,  
Notebook: IH 7
Other details: The arms of Evesham Abbey Worcester were Azure a chevron composed of a chain and couped between three mitres all argent, at the dexter end of the chain a padlock of the last. Tile depicting a shacklebolt serving as a chevron, probably to indicate that the name of the metred abbot was Shackenhurst or Shackleton or it may represent the arms of Evesham abbey viz as above written. On reverse page: At Hayles Abbey Gloucester Bazeley p 10. Heraldic bearings on bosses found. 6) A chain with a shackbolt at either end, between three mitres. The chain and shackbolt refer to a legend of Egwin third bishop of Worcester, the founder of Evesham Abbey in AD 702 and were used as arms by that Abbey.
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